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Paul believed EVERYTHING written in the Torah….

Do you? Shema Israel….. “But this I confess to you, that according to the Way (which they call a sect), I worship the God of our fathers, believing everything written in the Torah and the Prophets. Acts 24:14 TLV http://bible.com/314/act.24.14.TLV

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From generation to generation….

Numerous passages of Scripture declare, not only that God doesn’t change, but that His Torah, His instructions for righteousness, remain in effect. Theological contortionist and doctrinal gymnastics aside, the seventh day Sabbath has not been changed (Ex. 20:8-11).   The … Continue reading

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For as by one man’s sin….

What if Solomon had been obedient to Torah and walked humbly?  Would the kingdom have still been divided?  All Israel followed the king.  He led/caused the rebellion. Now the word of the Lord came to Solomon saying, ” Concerning this … Continue reading

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The “perfect” Torah…

The Torah has never been done away with or even diminished.  It stands in perfect fullness today as the revealed path of righteousness that preceeded Creation.  Selah. The law of the Lord is perfect, restoring the soul; The testimony of … Continue reading

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1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, Shabbat! (repeat…)

He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness For His name’s sake. Psalms 23:3 NASB http://bible.com/100/psa.23.3.NASB

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Zealous? For what?

Acts 21:20 relates that a mark of the apostolic kahal/ekklesia/congregation was being zealous for the Law. How does the Church today view those ‘zealous for the Law?’. How does God view those ‘zealous for the Law?’ If the Law, the … Continue reading

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How to Be Healed of Spiritual Blindness

One of the curious things about spiritual blindness is that the one affected usually has no awareness of being blind! Friend and blogger, Anne Elliott of Anne’s Coffee Break, has recently written an interesting piece exploring blindness.  Much good meat … Continue reading

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Torah in Genesis. Altar.

Was Noah just lucky understanding not only the difference between the clean and unclean, but also the sanctity of the altar, OR did he have the Torah, handed down from the Garden of Eden? Evidence throughout Genesis is that they … Continue reading

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The will of God in the New Year…

Many want to know the will of God.  Like several other places, the psalmist clearly says His will is the Torah.  What will you do in the new year? http://bible.com/100/psa.40.8.NASB

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Liberty!!

It is a flat out lie that the Torah is too difficult!  Scripture actually says the opposite: it is NOT too difficult.  Deu. 30:12. Zacharias and Elisabeth are recorded by Scripture as being ‘ blameless!’ http://bible.com/100/luk.1.6.NASB

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Want grace/loving kindness?

…. then, ‘keep His Covenant and remember His precepts to DO them.’ Got Torah?  (Yeshua/Jesus only offers freedom back into Covenant, not freedom from Covenant…) http://bible.com/100/psa.103.17-18.NASB

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Truth: a few thoughts.

PS 119: 142  Thy righteousness is an everlasting righteousness, and thy Torah is truth. Human based truth can change, however the truth of God’s Word is unchanging.  Can the truth of God’s Word be made more or less true? When Paul says, in 2 … Continue reading

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How to KNOW you love God…

Ever wondered how to KNOW if you or someone around you loves God?  It is actually, very simple. 2 By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and [a]observe His commandments. 3 For this is … Continue reading

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How to KNOW the will of God…

Recently, I was reading a dynamite blog post about the Biblical definition of righteousness.  In the middle of the post was an absolute gem of an explanation about how to KNOW the will of God. As a former pastor (ten … Continue reading

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Just Scales = One Law for All!!

Yesterday we talked about unjust scales. Following is a terrific short article from a different angle, but dealing with the same issue:  One Law. ________________ Messianic Gentile Manifesto A new friend of mine recently asked me to provide the basis … Continue reading

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